The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 91 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.50% 17.65% 12.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 81.98% 83.33% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 8 16
Median daily rate £320 £346 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +23.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £318 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £433 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -3.58%
SQL Server
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
111 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 25.00% 21.18% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 10 23
Median daily rate £315 £400 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +41.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £342 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £451 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Erskine region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 72 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 71 (63.39%) Security Cleared
3 68 (60.71%) Windows
4 67 (59.82%) SQL
5 64 (57.14%) SC Cleared
6 63 (56.25%) ITIL
7 61 (54.46%) PowerShell
8 59 (52.68%) Windows Server
9 57 (50.89%) Microsoft
10 50 (44.64%) HP
11 45 (40.18%) DNS
12 44 (39.29%) SAN
13 41 (36.61%) Citrix
14 40 (35.71%) VMware
14 40 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 40 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (34.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 39 (34.82%) DHCP
16 37 (33.04%) JavaScript
17 36 (32.14%) MS Excel
18 33 (29.46%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (23.21%) C#
20 25 (22.32%) VBScript
20 25 (22.32%) OpenStack
21 24 (21.43%) jQuery
22 23 (20.54%) Java
23 20 (17.86%) Hyper-V
24 18 (16.07%) Firewall
24 18 (16.07%) Degree
25 17 (15.18%) Virtual Environments

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (22.32%) OpenStack
2 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.36%) IIS
4 5 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.57%) Apache
5 4 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.68%) lighttpd
6 3 (2.68%) nginx
7 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (40.18%) DNS
2 44 (39.29%) SAN
3 39 (34.82%) DHCP
4 18 (16.07%) Firewall
5 11 (9.82%) HTTP
6 8 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 8 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 8 (7.14%) NAS
7 7 (6.25%) SMTP
8 4 (3.57%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.68%) FTP
9 3 (2.68%) IPv4
9 3 (2.68%) IPv6
9 3 (2.68%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.68%) LDAP
9 3 (2.68%) Network Security
9 3 (2.68%) SNMP
9 3 (2.68%) SSH
9 3 (2.68%) SSL
9 3 (2.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.36%) MySQL
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.68%) MSI
4 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 19 (16.96%) Developer
2 14 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 11 (9.82%) Applications Developer
4 10 (8.93%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Wintel Specialist
7 6 (5.36%) Administrator
7 6 (5.36%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.46%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) DBA
9 4 (3.57%) Graduate
9 4 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 4 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.68%) Citrix Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Web Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) jQuery
2 15 (13.39%) XML
3 13 (11.61%) Middleware
4 12 (10.71%) .NET
5 8 (7.14%) CSS
6 5 (4.46%) Regular Expression
6 5 (4.46%) XSLT
7 3 (2.68%) Django
7 3 (2.68%) HTML
7 3 (2.68%) LAMP
7 3 (2.68%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (2.68%) Laravel
7 3 (2.68%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.79%) WinForms
8 2 (1.79%) WPF
8 2 (1.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Clustering
2 12 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.14%) Public Cloud
5 7 (6.25%) PKI
6 5 (4.46%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.68%) CESG
8 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.79%) Replication
9 2 (1.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (60.71%) Windows
2 59 (52.68%) Windows Server
3 40 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.61%) Linux
5 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.46%) Solaris
6 5 (4.46%) Unix
7 3 (2.68%) Android
7 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.68%) Debian
7 3 (2.68%) SUSE
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.79%) AIX
8 2 (1.79%) HPUX
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.25%) ITIL
2 17 (15.18%) Virtual Environments
3 14 (12.50%) High Availability
4 12 (10.71%) Release Management
5 10 (8.93%) Application Packaging
5 10 (8.93%) Conflict Management
5 10 (8.93%) ITSM
5 10 (8.93%) Risk Management
6 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 8 (7.14%) Software Distribution
8 7 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.36%) Content Management
9 6 (5.36%) Database Mirroring
9 6 (5.36%) OO
9 6 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.82%) SQL
2 61 (54.46%) PowerShell
3 37 (33.04%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.21%) C#
5 25 (22.32%) VBScript
6 23 (20.54%) Java
7 11 (9.82%) Python
8 9 (8.04%) C++
9 8 (7.14%) Jython
10 7 (6.25%) VB.NET
11 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.46%) Perl
12 5 (4.46%) PHP
12 5 (4.46%) VB
12 5 (4.46%) VB6
12 5 (4.46%) VBA
13 4 (3.57%) C
14 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.79%) COBOL
15 2 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 71 (63.39%) Security Cleared
2 64 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 39 (34.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (16.07%) Degree
5 15 (13.39%) MCSA
5 15 (13.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (9.82%) MCSE
7 9 (8.04%) DV Cleared
8 8 (7.14%) MCTS
9 6 (5.36%) MCITP
9 6 (5.36%) MCP
10 4 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (2.68%) OCP
12 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.89%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 33 (29.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 17 (15.18%) Terminal Services
5 16 (14.29%) XenApp
6 13 (11.61%) vSphere
7 10 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (8.04%) SCCM
3 8 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 8 (7.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 8 (7.14%) Puppet
3 8 (7.14%) SCOrch
3 8 (7.14%) WSUS
4 5 (4.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.57%) SCOM
5 4 (3.57%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.68%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.68%) Cacti
6 3 (2.68%) Munin
6 3 (2.68%) Nagios
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.79%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.79%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 57 (50.89%) Microsoft
2 50 (44.64%) HP
3 41 (36.61%) Citrix
4 40 (35.71%) VMware
5 14 (12.50%) CA
6 13 (11.61%) AppSense
7 11 (9.82%) Oracle
8 8 (7.14%) BMC
8 8 (7.14%) Dell
8 8 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.14%) Symantec
9 5 (4.46%) ILOG
10 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.57%) arcserve
10 4 (3.57%) Brocade
10 4 (3.57%) Lumension
10 4 (3.57%) Nintex
11 3 (2.68%) Apple
12 2 (1.79%) Compuware
12 2 (1.79%) SAP